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October 8, 2019
On Sept. 11, the announcement below was posted to the Latest News page on IAC.org announcing that 29 rules change proposals have been received for our 2020 IAC Contest Rules book. I think it's actually 27 rules (a couple of identical proposals were consolidated). We're asking for comments from the membership, and the due date is Oct. 11, which is coming up shortly.
Some of the proposals will require a bit of study, and reference to the 2019 version of the Rules. I maintained the words of the proposers as best as I could to insure the integrity of their...
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October 6, 2019

The official contest video for every flight of every competitor in the 2019 U.S. National Aerobatic Championships has been posted. Thank you to Forrest Fox Productions for the videography and editing.

https://www.iac.org/nationals-videos


September 27, 2019

Its been a great week in Salina, Kansas! So many people to thank and so much fun had by all!

The big news - congratulations to Rob Holland on his accomplishment of becoming the U.S. National Unlimited Aerobatic Champion for the ninth time! All scores can be found on the website; Power: https://iaccdb.iac.org/contests/678 Glider:https://iaccdb.iac.org/contests/695.

Our social media has been very active, but if you aren't on those...

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September 18, 2019

On behalf of IAC President Robert Armstrong and Contest Director Ron Schreck we are looking forward to your arrival in Salina for the 2019 Championships!  Please find attached Bulletin No. 3 which incorporates all of the information we have to date.  There is a revision page to point out what has changed. See the annexes for arrival procedures, what to bring, and who our judges are for this year!  

Some important notes:

  1. We have a new info app to get messages out during the contest.  See page 17 in the bulletin.  Please use Ctrl + click...
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September 17, 2019

The organizers have announced that the Mason-Dixon Shoot Out that was to be held on October 11-13, 2019 is canceled. Unfortunately the airport has pushed up the repaving of their runway. The contest will be back next year, so watch the IAC Contest Listing webpage for their dates in 2020. 


September 11, 2019

The deadline for submission for IAC members to propose changes to the IAC Official Contest Rules for the 2020 contest season was July 1st. These proposals have now been compiled by IAC Rules Chair Doug Sowder. Originally a total of 16 proposals from the membership were received and posted this morning. However, a glitch in the email system revealed that there were actually 29 rule proposals.

An updated PDF with all 29 of the rule proposals is available for download below.

To be noted, there is work being done to revise the rule book to make it more concise and easier to...

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